DALLAS, July 31, 2017 — 20-year strategy and finance veteran joins Dallas-based educational technology organization
Istation, a leading provider of richly animated, game-like educational technology, continues its investment in new executive talent with the appointment of Monika Flood as Senior Vice President (SVP) and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Flood is a seasoned executive with extensive experience overseeing finance and strategy organizations for high-growth companies.
As CFO at Istation, Flood will be responsible for elevating the capabilities and infrastructure of the finance organization in order to support the company’s continued growth.
“Monika brings many wonderful skills to our finance team from her experience at several growing companies where she was instrumental in providing the financial vision, strategy and leadership to help the organizations get to the next level,” said Richard H. Collins, CEO of Istation. “With Monika at the finance helm, I’m confident we are well positioned to meet our growth goals moving forward.”
Flood joins Istation with almost 20 years of business experience spanning finance, planning, strategy and corporate development. Most recently, she was SVP of Finance and Strategy for a restaurant-chain holding company. Flood has held positions in both privately held and publicly traded companies and has also served as a management consultant for multiple Fortune 50 organizations. She is a driven, dedicated and results-oriented leader with a passion for consumer industries and transformational environments. Her education includes an undergraduate degree in Business Honors and Finance from UT Austin as well as a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School.
“This is a tremendous opportunity for me to be able to join Istation at such an exciting time,” Flood said. “I’m eager to work with Istation’s executive team to help scale this innovative and fast-growing business for long-term operational and financial success.”
Flood is a native of Texas and lives in Dallas with her husband and two children. Her youngest child will be entering an Istation school this fall.
Founded in 1998 and based in Dallas, Texas, Istation (Imagination Station) has become one of the nation’s leading providers of richly animated, game-like, educational technology. Istation was named one of 2019’s “EdTech 1000: Companies Transforming Education” by EdTech Digest, and has received numerous national educational technology awards. The Istation program puts more instructional time in the classroom through small-group and collaborative instruction. Istation’s innovative reading, math and Spanish programs immerse students in an engaging and interactive environment and inspire them to learn. Additionally, administrators and educators can use Istation to easily track the progress of their students, schools and classrooms. Istation now serves more than 4 million students throughout the United States and in several other countries. The company celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2018.